Megan Pacella has been writing about all genres of music since 2007. Her work has been published in Fringe, Brite, Paste, Nashville Lifestyles and American Songwriter. Aside from spending a summer in New York City (where she met her fiance!), Megan has been living, working and playing in Nashville, Tenn., since 2003. When she's not blogging about country music, you can find her gardening, kayaking, hiking, drinking lots of coffee, and--most importantly--cuddling with her golden retriever, Gibson.
Kelly Clarkson Visits Sick Kids for Christmas
Always one to use her singing talents for the greater good, Kelly Clarkson stopped by Monroe Carrell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt on Dec. 21 to spread some holiday cheer. Clarkson sang a few songs and celebrated the season with patients and staff at the hospital in her hometown of Nash…
Taylor Swift Gifts Fans With Acoustic Performance of ‘Red’ Songs
Happy holidays to you from Taylor Swift! In an effort to spread cheer among her fans, the country crossover star filmed an acoustic performance of three hit songs for everyone to enjoy.
Merle Haggard Preparing in Case December 21 Is End of the World
While most of us are preparing for the holidays, a select few are concerned that on Friday, December 21, Mayan prophecies will come true and the world will end. Even Merle Haggard is trying to figure out what to do with his stock portfolio in light of the potential apocalypse.
Sarah Darling Lends Her Face to MoonPie
The Twinkie might be dead, but delicious MoonPies are alive and well, thanks to Sarah Darling's help. The 'Home to Me' hitmaker is lending her smiling face to the MoonPie makers to promote her latest single and the delicious snack cake.
Hunter Hayes, Wynonna Judd + More to Judge Music Competition for Unsigned Hopefuls
There are plenty of talented artists out there whose music you've never heard. After all, where would your favorite artists be without their record labels? To help undiscovered singers find their way, Hunter Hayes, Wynonna Judd, Craig Morgan and Dustin Lynch have agreed to judge the official Un…
Florida Georgia Line Set 2012 Record With High Debut Album Sales
To say that country newcomers Florida Georgia Line are a breakout group would be an understatement. This the popular duo's debut album, 'Here's to the Good Times,' clinched the Highest Album Sales of 2012 for a New Country Artist when they moved 63,000 units of the record followi…
Jason Aldean Would Like to Add ‘Actor’ to His Resume
Jason Aldean loves singing country music, but that isn't stopping him from thinking of other careers that he might enjoy. Of course he isn't going to hang up his cowboy hat anytime soon, but he is interested in trying his hand at acting.
Jason Aldean Added to ‘New Year’s Rockin Eve’ Celebration
Jason Aldean will be ringing in the New Year with a warm Los Angeles breeze and a live performance that will be aired on national television. The country crooner has been confirmed for the West Coast Party in conjunction with 'Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin&Close…
Former Backstreet Boy Phoenix Stone Unveils Country Music Video, ‘100 Proof Moonshine’
Phoenix Stone has come a long way since the early 2000s. Now that the singer -- an early member of the famed Backstreet Boys -- has moved his central focus to country music, he's singing about hanging out in the woods and drinking '100 Proof Moonshine.'
Luke Bryan Sweeps 2012 ACAs Show With Nine Awards, Including Artist of the Year
In order to honor the ultimate 2012 American Country Awards artist, Jewel and her husband, bull rider Ty Murray, took to the stage to announce the Artist of the Year winner. It's been such a great year for country music that it was kind of difficult to guess which artist would snag the coveted …
Lee Brice Gets Personal in Emotional ‘I Drive Your Truck’ Video
Lee Brice's heart-wrenching song, 'I Drive Your Truck, becomes deeply personal in the music video, as Brice plays the songwriter who carries on his late friend's legacy by driving his truck.
LeAnn Rimes Opens Up About Her Struggle With Depression
LeAnn Rimes hasn't exactly been private about her emotional struggle. Earlier this year, the singer checked into a 30-day treatment center for stress and anxiety, and now she's opening up to the world about her battle with depression, too.